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letterman. david letterman important the kennedy center honors. he's one of the recipients. it's a high honor for him and he was great. i mean natural, insightful, funny. >> i can't wait to see it. >> a london tradition is in >> in case you hadn't heard president obama defeated mitt romney. we know this for sure despite fact that the returns from florida still have not been counted. [ laughter ] some people had to wait five or six hours to vote there. what goes on in florida. they had four years to fix that. and four years before that. we have to make sure florida never gets the olympic. >> florida. wow. >> no hanging chads this time but as you heard the presidential race in florida is again too close to call. we haven't called it yet. unlike 2000 the final outcome does not decide who wins. >> long time "miami herald" columnist carl hiassen is here to talk about the florida vote. his best selling novel is called "chomp." what is it with florida as kimmel said? >> we're in a state of euphoria because it didn't come down to us. we all live in dread of another repeat of bush versus gore. i
. >>> on the funny side of things, nbc news anchor brian williams sat down with funny man david letterman to talk about the election in a serious way. >> this was a campaign targeting really specifically targeting reading the census, going after a demographic, the engine room in chicago with all these mass whizes deciding how do we win this thing? they went after specific groups, counties, neighborhoods, precinct captains. this was math. it was ground game. >> last night, though, south park had a different explanation for how the president won the election. voter fraud. and eric cartman tries to steal the election. >> look at you possibly having a room that could change the outcome of the election. >> pretty sweet, huh? >> this is breaking election news. hold that phone. the election may be over, but rumors are running rampant that hundreds of thousands of ballots for mitt romney were stolen. >> cartman is always up to no good. >> and an election special, a special edition of the song you can't dub this. ♪ thank you for blessing me with a mind to run and to defeat ♪ ♪ feels good when you kn
. [ laughter ] >> oh, boy. [ laughter ] >> leave it to david letterman, right? >> well, he's pretty funny. he is going to miss the election because that's usually all he talks about. >> lots of jokes there. >>> president obama is busy back at work after winning re- election. >> he and the first family returned to the white house yesterday after tuesday night's victory celebration in chicago. he has a busy few weeks ahead working with republicans and democrats to avoid the "fiscal cliff." if congress does not act during its lame duck session, there will be an automatic tax increase and spending cuts. >> that's the so-called "fiscal cliff." and it's one factor in a big sell-off on wall street. jill schlesinger, editor at large for cbsmoneywatch.com, joins us now. so jill, what caused the selling? >> reporter: well, you know, it was a bit of that "fiscal cliff." but now there's some serious concerns about the eurozone right now. and that was what got investors kind of freaked out early yesterday morning. dow plunging 313 points or 2.4% to 12,932. s&p down 33 to 1394. nasdaq down 2.5% to 2937. a
called it too soon. last night brian williams went on david letterman and they had fun poking fun at karl rove. >> we have probably the best guys in the business. and our guys were not willing to make a call early. went into last night -- we went into last night -- >> the call was made about 11:12. >> did you see what happened? what karl rove did. after the call -- oh, buddy -- i -- what about florida? we haven't even -- huh -- somebody said -- send that gal down to -- hey! [ applause ] i saw it and it sounded just like -- sounded just like that. >> bill: the big story this morning, read it somewhere where karl rove, the best that he could do yesterday, he called up all of his big donors and he says well, you have to take some real pride that if you hadn't put in those hundreds of millions of dollars it wouldn't have been as close as it was. that's his fallback position. >> gee thanks! >> bill: i'm glad i gave you $100 million. >> heck of a job rovey. >> bill: we're going to analyze the election a little closer to
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